Dr Wendy Inglis Humphrey

Research Manager, Centre for Medical Informatics

Background

Dr Wendy Inglis Humphrey is Research Manager for the Allergy and Respiratory Research Group in the Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh, Centre Manager for the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR) and Manager of the Scottish Allergy and Respiratory Academy (SARA).

Wendy is a Biological Sciences graduate from the University of Cambridge and obtained her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of St Andrews. Following postdoctoral research supported by a Wellcome Trust Prize Travelling Research Fellowship at Dalhousie University (Canada), Harvard Medical School and the University of Cambridge, she chose to leave lab work to pursue a career in the management of research and innovation projects.

Wendy was most recently Project Manager for the Scottish Genomes Partnership, a nationally important collaboration between Scottish Universities, NHS Scotland and Genomics England. She has also been Programme Manager for the Medical Research Council, Head of UK Partnerships for the innovation foundation Nesta, and led many Scotland- and UK-wide projects in a freelance capacity focused on innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development.